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When Ted ruins Lily's birthday dinner celebration by bringing a date, Lily goes to great lengths to keep her out of the traditional photo she takes every year of the gang.

Source: CBS


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x18
Production Number: 5ALH17
Airdate: Monday March 22nd, 2010

Director: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Robia Rashid

Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Sep 23, 2010

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (29 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Laura PreponLaura Prepon
As Karen
Recurring

Guest Stars
Anne DudekAnne Dudek
As Natalie
Recurring
Brooke NevinBrooke Nevin
As Amanda

Co-Guest Stars
Asia De MarcosAsia De Marcos
As Japanese Wife
Blake HogueBlake Hogue
As Neighbor
Gaku SpaceGaku Space
As Robin's Date
Gina ComparettoGina Comparetto
As Strawberry
Jessica VilchisJessica Vilchis
As Rosalie
Main Cast
Josh RadnorJosh Radnor
As Ted Mosby
Jason SegelJason Segel
As Marshall Eriksen
Cobie SmuldersCobie Smulders
As Robin Scherbatsky
Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris
As Barney Stinson
Alyson HanniganAlyson Hannigan
As Lily Aldrin
Bob SagetBob Saget
voiced Narrator / Ted, 2030
Episode References
Ted mentions Lily's "you're dead to me" look, which first surfaced in episode 5x09 "Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of the Slap".



Other Episode Crew

CreatorCraig Thomas  |  Carter Bays
Executive ProducerCarter Bays  |  Pamela Fryman  |  Craig Thomas  |  Greg Malins  |  Chris Harris
Co-Executive ProducerSuzy Mamann Greenberg  |  Jamie Rhonheimer  |  Stephen Lloyd (1)  |  Kourtney Kang  |  Chuck Tatham
Supervising ProducerTheresa Mulligan Rosenthal
ProducerRob Greenberg  |  Stewart Halpern
Co-ProducerMissy Alexander  |  Joe Kelly (3)
Associate ProducerReid Watanabe
Production DesignerSteve Olson
EditorSusan Federman
CastingAlyson Silverberg  |  Marisa Ross
Unit Production ManagerSuzy Mamann Greenberg
Second Assistant DirectorDorothy A. Steinicke
Music EditorMichael Brake
Music SupervisorAndrew Gowan
Costume DesignerJulie Bennett Block
Key GripRobert G. Lestak
Set DesignerDaniel Saks
Set DecoratorSusan Mina Eschelbach
Property MasterDavid Baker (3)
Script SupervisorJanet Kagen
Script CoordinatorJenni Hendriks
Post Production SupervisorJohn Mabry
Re-Recording MixerCharlie McDaniel, III  |  John Bickelhaupt
GafferSteve Blaich
Director of PhotographyChris La Fountaine
Story EditorMatt Kuhn
Production SecretaryKelly Harris
Post Production CoordinatorBryan Dych
Associate DirectorJim Rose (1)
Executive Story EditorRobia Rashid
Production AccountantJames Jimenez
ScoreJohn Swihart
Main Title Theme Written/performedThe Solids
Department Head Make-upLona Jeffers
Original CastingMegan Branman
Associate Web ProducerCarl Maclaren
Assistant To The ProducerJamie Adamic  |  Patrick Kang
Hair Department HeadGrace Hernandez
Production SoundMike Clark
Writers' AssistantGeorge Sloan  |  Kristin Rejkowski
 
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